Kingscourt lotto player wins over €33K

A lucky lotto player in Kingscourt is over €33,000 richer after matching five numbers in last Saturday's Jackpot.

They were among 24 punters nationwide to avail of a boosted tier five cash pot as the record €19M jackpot still eludes players.

The ticket was bought in Pat's Store, Main Street, Kingscourt, Co Cavan.

Other winning tickets in the region were bought in Maxol Service Station, Flowerhill, Navan, Co Meath; Centra, Sligo Road, Co Longford and Lenbrook Limited, Green Road, Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

The 24 biggest winners last Saturday night purchased their tickets in 13 different counties and will now go on to claim €33,181 each after matching five numbers.

The winning numbers from Saturday, January 8, were: 04- 08 - 19 - 35 - 36 - 41 and the bonus was 23.

The National Lottery have urged players to check their tickets carefully and for the 24 winners to sign the back of their tickets and keep them safe. The lucky winners, who purchased their tickets in-store and online, should make contact with the prize claims team on 1800 666 222 or email and arrangements will be made for them to claim their prizes.

This evening (Wednesday), Lotto players across Ireland will have another chance to play for the highest jackpot ever seen in the history of the game - €19,060,800.